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1980 04 28 rikwaltonphoto.jpg
a photo from this day - copyright Rik Walton
1980 04 28 show1 ticket.jpg
a ticket for the 1st concert
1980 04 28 ticket.jpg
a ticket for the 2nd concert
Performance summary
Artist performing: The Police
Tour: 1979-1980 Reggatta de Blanc Tour
Venue: City Hall
Location: Newcastle, England, UK
Support acts: SUPPORT ACTS
Ticket prices: UK pounds: 3,50

On 1980-04-28, The Police performed two sets at the City Hall in Newcastle, England, UK.


Recording information

There's a recording of the 2nd set. This second show was broadcast on 1980-05-05 and repeated on 1980-05-31 as "BBC In Concert".


The Police played two charity shows today - for the "Northumberland Association of Boys Clubs". Earlier that day Sting did an interview for local TV.

The Police played their first set around 6:15pm and the second set around 9:15pm.

There were about 2.150 people in the audience for each show - sold out.

See also

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External links

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sources: tickets; review in Record Mirror - May 3, 1980 review + others; POLICE FILE no.3; Rogier van der Gugten (audience number / broadcast dates)

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